Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away.
And found isa 5
Even now the ax is laid at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire."
Then Jesus told this parable: "A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came looking for fruit on it and found none.
He takes away every branch that does not bear fruit in me. He prunes every branch that bears fruit so that it will bear more fruit.
2 Timothy 3:5
They will maintain the outward appearance of religion but will have repudiated its power. So avoid people like these.
They profess to know God but with their deeds they deny him, since they are detestable, disobedient, and unfit for any good deed.
He said to it, "May no one ever eat fruit from you again." And his disciples heard it.
saying, "If you had only known on this day, even you, the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.
For the ground that has soaked up the rain that frequently falls on it and yields useful vegetation for those who tend it receives a blessing from God.
2 Peter 2:20
For if after they have escaped the filthy things of the world through the rich knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they again get entangled in them and succumb to them, their last state has become worse for them than their first.
The evildoer must continue to do evil, and the one who is morally filthy must continue to be filthy. The one who is righteous must continue to act righteously, and the one who is holy must continue to be holy."
These men are dangerous reefs at your love feasts, feasting without reverence, feeding only themselves. They are waterless clouds, carried along by the winds; autumn trees without fruit -- twice dead, uprooted;
Song of Songs 6:6
Your teeth are like a flock of sheep coming up from the washing; each has its twin; not one of them is missing.